2. God Never Fails
THE FOUNDER Of the famous Bristol, England, orphanages, George Muller, lived
by his faith that, whatever the need, God never fails. Over a period of some sixty years, he was able, through this faith, to build and maintain homes for more than two thousand orphans, able to raise nearly one and a half million pounds without asking anyone for a penny, able to be daily a living example of the goodness of God.
At one time he remarked, "Not once, or five times, or five hundred times, but thousands of times in these threescore years, have we had in hand not enough for one more meal, either in food or in funds; but not once has God failed us; not once have we or the orphans gone hungry or lacked any good thing."
It is said that this faith-filled man never made auxiliary arrangements in case supplies did not arrive; he dug no second-line trenches. He had no outer friends to turn to, none on whom he could depend for assistance. All he did possess was a vital, living, active faith that